Category Archives: Gigs



‘sAwful Nice… ‘sParadise… If you could come and see the Valley Jazz Divas at the Paradise City Arts Festival in Northampton, Mass on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from noon to 4 pm. The Valley Jazz Divas – Barbara Ween, Jill Connolly and Carol Abbe Smith will be singing up a storm, joined by David Bartley on keys, George Kaye – bass and Clark Seibold on drums. Enjoy the festival and don’t miss some great jazz!

The Joe Belmont Experience + Barbara this Sunday


Barbara Ween will be joining the Joe Belmont Experience as special guest on Sunday October 1, 2017 from 6-9 pm at the Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield, Mass. Barbara Ween on vocals, Joe Belmont – guitar, Rudi Weeks – bass and Eliezar Martinez on drums will be performing music of Pat Metheny, Joe Belmont , Miles Davis, some R and B, some Blues – all tunes we love. Come and experience great jazz in the valley.

Divas! First Night Noho 2017


Get out those new calendars! It’s First Night in Northampton and the Jazz Divas will be performing at the Edwards Church, tonight, 
Saturday, December 31, 2016 with shows at 7 and 8 pm

. The 
Valley Jazz Divas feature Barbara Ween, Jill Connolly and 
Carol Abbe Smith – vocals, with 
Martin Jaffe – keys, 
Wes Brown – bass and 
Claire Arenius – drums
. Dress in layers. It will be cold outside, but there will be a lot of hot jazz inside at the Edwards Church.